Patient-Reported Outcome and Healing Biomarkers in Patients Treated by Female versus Male Surgeons – A cohort study on Achilles tendon ruptures

SUMMARY Background. Woman and men practice medicine differently. One recent study showed that patients operated on by female surgeons exhibited better outcome. We hypothesized that the sex of the surgeon would not affect patient outcome, adverse events and the biological processes of healing after surgical repair of Achilles tendon rupture (ATR). Methods. A total of … Continued